U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) (Photo Credit: Office of U.S. Senator Alex Padilla) U.S. Senator, Alex Padilla, announced back in February of this year a new federal housing and homeless legislation. The Housing for All Act of 2022 would invest almost $532 billion over ten years to address America’s affordable housing and homelessness crises. “EveryContinue reading “$532 Billion Could Be Invested Towards Affordable Housing “
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Texas, Tenants, & the Impact of Winter Storm Uri
The state of Texas experienced another unprecedented crisis within a month of the one-year anniversary of the initial COVID-19 lockdown: Winter Storm Uri.
Affordable Housing, Renters, & the Effects of Covid-19
Renters & The Effects of Covid-19 By: Lauren Orr Dallas, Texas Share on facebook Share on linkedin In the United States, there are less than 7 million affordable homes and housing options for the more than 11 million extremely low-income families and individuals that require housing, according to research conducted by the National Low Income Housing Coalition. This crisis has been exacerbated byContinue reading “Affordable Housing, Renters, & the Effects of Covid-19”
Assistance for Residents in the American Relief Plan
By: Lauren OrrDallas, Texas Share on facebook Share on linkedin There are four sections in the American Relief Plan, or Bill 1319, that became law March 11, 2021, that are related to rental assistance, emergency housing vouchers, housing counseling, and homelessness assistance and supportive services programs. Section 3201: Emergency Rental Assistance This section of the bill details howContinue reading “Assistance for Residents in the American Relief Plan”